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ABA Therapist Interview Questions
1. Why did you choose a career as an ABA Therapist?
An ABA Therapist is short for Applied Behavior Analysis. This person studies a patient's behavior, to implement an appropriate behavioral intervention. An ABA Therapist typically deals with autistic children.
ABA Therapist Interview Questions
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When have you supervised an adolescence or child with aggression? What intervention strategies have you performed to improve their behavior?
 
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Tell me about your experience with patients that have an eating disorder. What feeding therapy techniques have you performed?
 
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When have you worked independently before? What challenges do you find when working independently?
 
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When have you had difficulty with a parent? How did you handle the situation?
 
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What are the four basic schedules of reinforcement?
 
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What are the types of differential reinforcement techniques?
 
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Tell me about an example when a child was failing at every desired behavior. How did you stay patient and overcome this issue?
 
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How do you typically respond to a patient that is abusive to you or other people?
 
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Tell me about your experience designing in-home plans for autistic children.
 
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What various one on one supervision settings do you have experience with?
 
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Besides just saying you have a passion for children, what one thing did you do that really would demonstrate to me the evidence that you care for children and your patients?
 
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Give me an example of a time when you have worked with children voluntarily? What was the event and what did you learn from the experience?
 
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What experience do you have working with children with autism?
 
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What types of certification do you have? Are there any additional certifications you are looking to obtain in the future?
 
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When you noticed a child or adolescence with aggressive behavior toward others, what type of intervention did you perform to reduce that person's behavior?
 
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When have you felt confused and almost dumbfounded in trying to solve why a patient's behavior was a certain way?
 
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What is your greatest weakness as an ABA Therapist?
 
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What is your greatest strength as an ABA Therapist?
 
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Explain to me what HIPAA is, and how that affects your job as an ABA Therapist?
 
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Would you be willing to travel to various centers, schools, etc?
 
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